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DAVIDA, George
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Phone: (414) 229-5192
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Expertise: Biometrics, cryptography, computer security, operating system security, protecting systems from viruses.
Degrees: B.Sc., M.S., Ph.D.

DAVIES, William Hobart
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Phone: (414) 229-6594
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Expertise: Adjustment of children and families under conditions of extreme stress; child abuse and neglect; community violence; pediatric chronic illness; children growing up in alcoholic homes; parent-child relations, specifically parent-child relations around eating and feeding.

DAVIS, G. Scott
Researcher, Center for Urban Initiatives & Research
Phone: (414) 229-4847
Expertise: Social program development and evaluation; survey design and analysis; grant writing and fund development; at-risk youth programming.
Degrees: B.S.. Psychology, UW-Parkside; M.S., Applied Psychology (Program Evaluation concentration), UW-Stout

DAVIS, Garry
Associate Professor, German;
Phone: (414) 229-4942
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Expertise: History of the German language, German linguistics, Historical linguistics, older German handwriting, Linguistics of SE Asia, language typology
Degrees: B.A. (Central University of Iowa), M.A. & Ph.D. (University of Michigan)

DAY, Michael J.
Professor, Geography
Phone: (414) 229-4866
Expertise: Geomorphology and conservation of karst (limestone) landscapes, particularly those in the Caribbean, Central America and Southeast Asia; caves; sinkholes; ground water subsidence and environmental management.
Degrees: B.Sc., Geography, University of Birmingham, 1973; D.Phil., Geography/Geomorphology, University of Oxford, 1978

DECKER, Timothy
Associate Lecturer, Film
Phone: (414) 229-6015
Expertise: Traditional animation, claymation/stop motion, character design,puppetry, cartooning,drawing, painting and experimental film making.
Degrees: B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)

Professor, Health Sciences
Phone: (414) 229-6341; (414) 403-7777
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Expertise: Pharmacology, toxicology, epidemiology, chronic diseases in Native Americans, research and expert witness on health effects of mercury and PCB pollution in dietary fish, chemical warfare agents and antidotes, pesticide exposure.
Degrees: Ph.D., Pharmacology/Toxicology American Board of Applied Toxicology Credential

DERMER, Marshall Lev
Associate Professor, Psychology
Phone: (414) 229-6067
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Expertise: Behavior analysis, instruction-following, and interpersonal attraction (particularly love and friendship); computer-based tutorials that enhance the quality of undergraduate writing; training procedures which develop fluency.
Degrees: B.A., Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1967; Ph.D., Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1973

DEWEY, Marcia
Associate Clinical Audiologist, Communication Sciences and Disorders
Phone: (414) 541-4327
Expertise: Audiology, including comprehensive audiological testing for adults and children, hearing aid selection and fitting for adults and children, hearing loss prevention, and assistive listening devices for the hearing impaired.
Degrees: B.A., Audiology and Speech Science; M.A., Audiology

DEY, Madhusudan
Assistant Professor, Biosciences
Phone: (414)229-4309
Expertise: Molecular Microbiology, Protein Kinase and Protein Synthesis
Degrees: Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Phone: (414) 229-4089
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Expertise: CAD design optimization, computational kinematics, fuzzy set theory.
Degrees: M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988; Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1990

Sr Student Serv Coord, Athletics/Administration
Phone: 414-229-2257
Expertise: college athletics administration, student-athlete advising,
Degrees: Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degrees in Parks, Recreation and Tourism (emphasis on sport management) from North Carolina State University

Assistant Professor, History - General
Phone: (414)229-4314
Expertise: Buddhism, Tibet, Dalai Lama, saints ,reincarnation, Hinduism, India, Nepal, Himalayas, tantra,

DOERING, Jennifer
Assistant Professor, Office Of The Dean
Phone: (414)229-5716
Expertise: Nursing; Postpartum nursing care (care after childbirth); Postpartum fatigue; Postpartum sleep; Postpartum depression; Postpartum mood disorders (e.g., PTSD, OCD); Mothers living in socioeconomic disadvantage; Maternal-infant health; Qualitative research (grounded theory); Sleep environments; Infant sleep environments/bed-sharing(co-sleeping) and infant mortality; Self-management; Health disparities and maternal-infant health
Degrees: PhD, MSN, BSN (PhD: Doctorate of Philosophy in Nursing with a major in vulnerable populations and minor in women's studies. MSN: Master's of Nursing with a focus on case management BSN: Bachelors of Science in Nursing)

Coach, Athletics/Administration
Phone: (414)229-5670
Expertise: College baseball

DOLAN, Kathleen
Professor, Political Science
Phone: (414) 229-3892
Expertise: Voting and elections, mass political behavior, women and politics, women candidates, public opinion.
Degrees: B.A., Providence College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland

DOLL, Jennifer
Assistant Professor, BioMedical Sciences Program
Phone: (414)229-5962
Expertise: Prostate cancer, Angiogenesis, obesity-fueled prostate cancer progression, cell and molecular biology
Degrees: BS, MS, PhD

Department Specialist, Anthropology
Phone: (414) 229-4175
Expertise: Management and Leadership
Degrees: BA, MBA, ABD- Doctorate in Business Admin

DORNBOS, Stephen
Assistant Professor, Geosciences
Phone: (414) 229-4561
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Expertise: Paleobiology/Paleontology; the evolution and paleoecology of early animals during the ?Cambrian Explosion.?
Degrees: B.A., Geology, The College of Wooster, 1997; M.S., Geological Sciences, University of Southern California, 1999; Ph.D., Geological Sciences, University of Southern California, 2003

DOYLEN, Michael
Head, Archives Department
Phone: (414) 229-6980
Expertise: Management of archives and manuscript repositories; U.S. gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender history.
Degrees: B.A., University of Minnesota at Minneapolis; M.L.I.S., UWM; Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz

DRAME, Elizabeth
R., Assistant Professor
Phone: (414) 229-4790
Expertise: Secondary special education teacher preparation; assessment and diagnosis of students with learning disabilities, curriculum adaptations and collaborative strategies; teacher referral tendencies; educational outcomes for students with disabilities in charter schools; teacher quality.
Degrees: Ph.D., Learning Disabilities, Northwestern University

Associate Professor, Economics
Phone: (414) 229-2730
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Expertise: Demographic economics (especially marriage and divorce), earnings inequality, earnings risk, unemployment, taxation and budget deficits
Degrees: B.A., Carleton College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Chicago

Associate Professor, Information Studies
Phone: (414) 229-2856
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Expertise: instructional design; open learning, open education
Degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

DUFFY, Barbara J.
Senior Outreach Specialist, Center for Urban Initiatives and Research
Phone: (414) 229-2924
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Expertise: Nonprofit sector, philanthropy
Degrees: B.A., Comparative Literature, University of California, Santa Barbara; Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Management, UWM; M.A., Philanthropic Studies (in progress), Indiana University

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Phone: (414) 229-4265
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Expertise: Theory of Algorithms, Computational and Combinatorial Geometry, Combinatorics, Computational Morphology, Robotics.
Degrees: M.S., Ph.D.

DUNN, Peter O.
Professor, Biological Sciences
Phone: (414) 229-2253
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Expertise: The behavioral ecology and conservation of birds, and the evolution and ecology of mating systems and life history strategies. Current interests include the effects of climate change on breeding biology, mating behavior and sexual selection in tree swallows and common yellowthroats, and conservation genetics of prairie-chickens.

Dir, Counsel Serv/L, Norris Health Ctr
Phone: (414)229-2927
Expertise: College Mental Health
Degrees: M.A. and Ph.D. Clinical Psychology- DePaul University